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Privacy Tunnel DNS Lookups through socks proxy when browsing

SSH SOCKS option is a great way to quickly tunnel web traffic. BUT DNS traffic is still in the clear.

SOCKS5 in Firefox can be configured handle DNS lookups by the remote (secured) end:

  • Set network.proxy.socks_remote_dns = true in about:config. A double click will flip it from false to true and you are done.



blog/privacy_tunnel_dns_lookups_through_socks_proxy_when_browsing.txt · Last modified: 2011/06/17 08:52 by brb